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Regional Development Australia Northern Territory – Pick yourself a sweet job – in the NT’s Mango Industry

Regional Development Australia Northern Territory – Pick yourself a sweet job – in the NT’s Mango Industry

The Sweetest Job NT is a project to help local people gain work in the Northern Territory’s Mango Industry!

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Territorians wanted for Mango Picking

Territorians wanted for Mango Picking

Traditionally seen as a job for backpackers, Territorians are being encouraged to be a part of this year’s mango picking season.

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Sweet Job a Juicy Local Option

Sweet Job a Juicy Local Option

T’S the “Sweetest Job” in more ways than one, with the chance to earn big bucks and snack on Australia’s favourite fruit – mango.

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2017 News

New campaign will provide hundreds of local jobs

New campaign will provide hundreds of local jobs

Originally published by the Sunshine Coast Daily on the 4th of June, 2017

A JOBS campaign which last year helped local people get work in the strawberry industry has been expanded to deliver jobs in the wider food and agribusiness industry.

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More sweet jobs ripe for the picking in 2017

More sweet jobs ripe for the picking in 2017

Originally published on the Sunshine Coast Council website, 2nd of June, 2017

The Sweetest Job campaign, which last year resulted in nearly 200 locals gaining work in the strawberry industry, has been expanded to deliver jobs in the wider Food and Agribusiness industry.

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Register now for Sweetest Jobs – now on offer across Moreton Bay Region

Register now for Sweetest Jobs – now on offer across Moreton Bay Region

Originally published by Quest Community News on the 21st of May, 2017

THE Sweetest Job campaign is back with jobs available across the Moreton Bay and Sunshine Coast regions.

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Backpacker tax would devastate SEQ strawberry industry: growers

Backpacker tax would devastate SEQ strawberry industry: growers

Tony Moore – Brisbane Times – 26th May, 2016

Wanted: Local workers – not backpackers – to pick strawberries and work in the Sunshine Coast’s strawberry industry.

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6000+ sweet jobs are ripe for the picking

6000+ sweet jobs are ripe for the picking

mysunshinecoast.com.au – 26th May, 2016

Does picking strawberries in one of Australia’s most beautiful regions sound like a sweet job?

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Strawberry growers fight Federal Government’s proposed backpacker tax with local recruitment drive

Strawberry growers fight Federal Government’s proposed backpacker tax with local recruitment drive

Caboolture Shire Herald – 26th May, 2016

Moreton Bay region’s strawberry growers have issued an SOS to local workers under the looming threat of a backpacker drought.

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6000 jobs up for grabs in sweet strawberry deal

6000 jobs up for grabs in sweet strawberry deal

Sunshine Coast Daily – 26th May, 2016

SUNSHINE Coast residents will be head-hunted for thousands of jobs normally filled by visitors to the region under a plan launched today.

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JOBS BONANZA: Hundreds flood farm jobs website overnight

JOBS BONANZA: Hundreds flood farm jobs website overnight

Nicky Moffat – Sunshine Coast Daily – 26th May, 2016

HUNDREDS of job seekers have flooded the The Sweetest Job website, with 1100 hits and 220 people registering overnight. 

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Finding local workers for strawberry farms​

Finding local workers for strawberry farms​

Queensland Country Life – May 2, 2016

A recruitment campaign to help Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay region strawberry growers to address their labour needs is gaining traction.

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The Sweetest Job NT Project is proudly funded and supported by Regional Development Australia NT, NT Farmers, the Northern Territory Department of Trade, Business and Innovation and Litchfield Council.

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